War of 1812 bicentennial events 0

June 1812. The meal was over, the cigars were lit and the port and brandy were flowing in the officers' mess at Fort George in Newark, a town that would later become Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. The British Army detachment were entertaining their counterparts from the U.S. Army stationed in Fort Niagara, just a kilometre away, on the other side of the